Rummel Lake - Sat, Dec 26 2015

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Rummel Lake (12/26/2015)

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED:Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.

You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up. If you'd like to attend, we ask that you abide by our rules and procedures as a time/cost saving process (with an end result of keeping membership free and lower cost events).

The Basics:
Event Type:Snowshoe
Event Location:Kananaskis Country
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Dec 26 2015  10:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 8:30 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Dec 24 2015 11:55:00 PM
Event Duration:4 hours plus driving time
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Mick
You must be logged in to get the Event Coordinator contact information.
Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:8
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 5 (Log in to see who's signed up.)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Elevation Gain : 350m
Return Distance : ~10km round trip to / from Rummel Lake
Pace: Relaxed

Rummel is a beautiful lake in a tranquil setting. It is similar to Chester Lake but not as busy. It offers great views of Spray Lake along the way.

Required Items to Bring:
- Your cheerfulness & sense of humour
- Snowshoes (Rentals are available, if required, at MEC and UofC Outdoor Centre
- Poles
- Layered clothing
- Proper or extra gloves/mitts
- Lunch
- Hot drinks
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Gaiters and poles

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Take Hwy 1 west out of town. Go south on Hwy 40 for approx 56km. Turn right onto the Kananaskis Lakes Trail just before the winter gate. Turn north (right) onto the Smith-Dorrien Trail (gravel road). Park at the turn-off for Engadine Lodge.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):312Km
Carpool Departure Time: 8:30 AM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
** Calgary Transit Info
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $99.84 (calculated at total Km * $0.32, effective Wednesday, December 1, 2021). This is based on $0.16/Km for maintenance, plus current gas price divide by 9. Alternately your carpool driver may choose to split the maintenance cost plus the actual gas cost among all in the vehicle. Your carpool driver will confirm exactly how much money they require to cover costs. Please split the actual cost among all people in the vehicle.


Winter Safety Considerations
This information entered by Mick Rayson on 23- Dec-2015
Terrain Classification: Simple
Forecast Avalanche Danger Level (for 25-Dec):
Alpine : Low
Treeline : Low
Below Treeline : Low
Some or all of this event takes place in Simple avalanche terrain. Should the avalanche danger rise to High or Extreme at any elevation on the day of the event, it will be moved to Taylor Lake an area free of avalanche hazard.

- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.
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Cost & Payment:
Voluntary Donations:Although there is no cost for this event, please note that the club survives on voluntary donations. Please consider making a donation based on the value you feel you receive from the club. See our How You Can Help page for more information.
Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance: